TEGNA Inc. ( TGNA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 02, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 04, 2016. Shareholders who purchased TGNA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -30% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $28.25, the dividend yield is 1.98%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TGNA was $28.25, representing a -26.59% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.48 and a 32.63% increase over the 52 week low of $21.30.
TGNA is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as CBS Corporation ( CBS ) and Sirius XM Holdings Inc. ( SIRI ). TGNA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.3. Zacks Investment Research reports TGNA's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -44.44%, compared to an industry average of -6%.
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